• A roast beef sandwich, writes Twinkle Khanna | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Tuesday: 50 Shades Of Grey is playing at Odeon Cinema and I go off to see it, since back home I don't know if it will ever get released. If the quote attributed to Leslee Udwin -- that India is a sick society -- is indeed true; it is unfortunate that she feels this way or is expressing her disappointment at the banning of the documentary in this manner, but it still doesn't take away from the story that is clearly depicted.

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  • Deepika Padukone Says Sex Before Marriage Is 'My Choice'

    Deepika Padukone and Homi Adajania have made a two minute film throwing light on women empowerment which has now gone viral. The Finding Fanny duo have come together for the short film, titled My Choice which is one in a series of the Vogue Empower campaign

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  • Hrithik Roshan Holidays With His Kids At Maldive

    Days ago Hrithik Roshan, who was in Maldives on a family vacation with his two sons, Hrehaan, Hridaan, mother Pinky and sister Sunaina Roshan, returned back to Mumbai. This affection, love and bond between Hrithik Roshan and his family is just too adorable. On the work front, Hrithik Roshan has been busy shooting for Ashutosh Gowariker’s period drama Mohenjo Daro.

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  • IPL 8: KKR threaten to pull out of tournament over Sunil Narine? | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    A report in a prominent newspaper claims that offspinner Sunil Narine, who was banned by the ICC for 'chucking', and later was cleared to play, has become a bone of contention between the BCCI and Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR, who Narine is a member of, have allegedly threatened to pull out of the IPL if Narine is not allowed to play. Apparently, the BCCI has refused to accept the ICC's clearance to Narine, insisting on another round of tests in Chennai.

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  • 4-inch iPhone 6 Photos Expose Apple's Bad Decision

    What do you want from a 4-inch iPhone 6? Sadly it appears Apple disagrees. Leaked photos attained by Future Supplier suggest Apple has a different motivation: satisfying those desperate for a new version of the iPhone 5C.

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  • Old man signs cheque of Rs 100, loses lakhs

    An 83-year-old freedom fighter signed a cheque for Rs 100, but was shocked to find Rs 3.50 lakh withdrawn from his bank account. Mool Raj Sood, a resident of south Delhi’s Neb Sarai, had made the payment as processing fee for refund of an insurance policy. Sood holds a Bank of India account with Malai Mandir branch in south Delhi’s RK Puram. In 2011, Sood had tried to purchase an insurance policy from Reliance Insurance Company.

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  • Gurgaon girl on top of the world after winning Miss India crown

    It was the search for such platforms that took me to the Miss India pageant. Recalling the moment when her name was announced as the winner, Aditi said she almost froze and could not react for a few minutes.

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  • The God and the godfather: Twitter erupts after Srinivasan gets booed at Melbourne - Firstpost

    When Mark Nicholas read out the names of those on the dais, N Srinivasan was welcomed with a bellowing "boo" from the audience at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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  • Should you buy Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana? - The Economic Times

    The launch of Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) by the government for the girl child has sparked considerable interest given its tax benefit and interest rate higher than Public Provident Fund. For 2014-15, the interest rate for PPF is 8.7% while the SSY offers 9.1%. This is because interest rates could fall in the future. Given that the investors are investing for a period of 10 years or more, a combination of equity mutual funds and SSY will generate better returns.

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  • Hit And Run Case: Salman Khan’s Driver Says He Was Driving The Car

    Today, on March 30, 2015, Salman Khan’s driver was present in the court saying that it was not the actor driving the car, but he was driving the car at the time of accident in 2002 which killed one person and injured four. For the first time in 13 years, Salman Khan gave his statement on 2002 hit and run case on March 27, 2015.

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  • Shiv Sena takes a jibe at Naseeruddin Shah over Indo-Pak remarks | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Shah, in an interview to an entertainment website, had reportedly expressed regret on the animosity between both the countries and had said that Indians were being brain-washed to believe that Pakistan is an enemy. "The answer to his (Shah's) question on why is there so much hatred for Pakistan can be given by those who lost their near and dear ones during the 26/11 attacks. Pakistan continues to engage in bloodshed.

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  • 11-year-old girl denied burial over caste issue

    Differences over caste haunt not just the living but also the dead, as the controversy over the burial of 11-year-old Swetha, who died of cancer in the city, indicates. The local community in Hennur refused to allow the girl’s burial as she belonged to a different caste. With no option left, the bereaved family was forced to transport Swetha’s body to their home town Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Devi Chikkamma, Swetha’s aunt, said though the family was from Krishnagiri, they had been living in Babusapalya, near Hennur, for the past 30 years.

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  • Yuva Sena means Saina, puts Sania on poster instead

    Mumbai: Saina Nehwal did India proud by becoming the first woman shutteler and only the second Indian player to be the World No 1 during the recently concluded India Open Super Series in New Delhi. Sania Mirza jumped to her career-best rank of three in the doubles, following her stupendous title win at the BNP Paribas Open with Swiss great Martina Hingis and hence, deserve all the praise.

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  • TCS, Infosys, HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra in race to buy US-based IT firm: Sources - The Times of India

    While the Indian IT firms are getting aggressive in buying smaller ticket size companies in the US, sources with direct knowledge share that one such candidate, Sierra-Cedar with HQ in Georgia.

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  • Pakistan Army and Indian Strategy – An Analysis

    It is generally acknowledged that while countries have armies, the Pakistani army has a country because of its hold on every organ of the country; polity, administration, finance, judiciary, you name it. Eminent Pakistani scholars like Ayesha Siddiqa have exposed the stranglehold of the military over the country and the Pakistani military’s private-corporate complex that ranges from flying private aircraft to multiple businesses, which stood at US$ 20.7 billion in 2007. According to our intelligence agencies the ISI is linked with some 14 major terrorist organisations. Not only is the manpower base of the military, terrorist organisations and political parties common but some political parties and politicians survive through radical support.

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  • In 50 pics: This happened when a flood ravaged J-K in 2014

    About 150,000 people were still stranded in their homes a week after Jammu and Kashmir's worst flood in over a century and fears grew on Sunday of an outbreak of diseases from vast fields of stagnant brown water. Full Coverage

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  • Neetu and Rishi Kapoor with PM Narendra Modi: Photo

    Neetu Kapoor has posted a picture with the Prime Minster of India Narendra Modi. The picture also has her husband Rishi Kapoor. The photo is interesting because Neetu calls it a sight where two strong intense personalities are listening to a ‘simpleton’ like her with interest. Two strong intense pple listening to a simpleton with so much interest” Neetu posted on Facebook.

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  • Govt targets 1 cr consumers to give up LPG subsidy

    Government expects that about one crore well off consumers will surrender the subsidy on cooking gas after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to people not to take subsidy if they can afford to buy LPG at market price. "The target is one crore. Let us see how many more people decide to surrender LPG subsidy," a top government functionary said. There are about 15.3 crore LPG consumers in the country.

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  • Exclusive: India makes first crude oil purchase for strategic reserve

    India has bought the first oil for its strategic petroleum reserve (SPR), trade sources said on Monday, marking the start of a round of purchases by the world's fourth-biggest oil consumer to build up emergency stockpiles. Oil prices have almost halved in the past year due to excess global production, leaving traders looking for any signs of new demand to help absorb the surplus. The sources said state-refiner Indian Oil Corp (IOC.NS) bought a 2 million barrel cargo of Iraqi crude from Chinese trader Unipec, which will load in May for shipping to the first stage of India's SPR on the country's east coast.

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  • The insane ways the human body changes during long-term spaceflight

    Most astronauts only spend six months at a time in that environment on the International Space Station (ISS), floating 250 miles above the Earth. On March 27 however, NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency sent three astronauts to the ISS — they will be the first people to spend a continuous year in space. Tests performed on these astronauts will get us closer to understanding what could happen on longer space exploration missions, like visiting Mars — a journey that will take at least six months each way.

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